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  • BPP/Sciences Po Alumni win LSESU Open

    BPP/Sciences Po Alumni win LSESU Open

    The team Young, Scrappy and Hungry (Joe Mayes, Steven Rajavinothan) has won the Open final of the LSESU Open 2017 from Opening Government on the motion “This house believes that history curriculums should portray in an overwhelmingly negative light all …

    Vom 20. Feb 2017 um 19:23

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Stockholm wins Ota Open

Stockholm wins Ota Open

At the grand final of the Ota Open 2017, the team Wolf Pack Alpha (Jesper Eriksson, Rita Chudnovskaya – Stockholm) managed to win as opening opposition on the motion “This house believes that major media outlets should seek to recruit …

19. Feb 2017

Swansea Alumni win the Swansea Open

Swansea Alumni win the Swansea Open

The team “Alternative Facts A“ (Ieuan Skinner & Liam Dodd, Swansea) won the final of the Swansea Open 2017 from Closing Government. They won over Birmingham That’s So Rosie (Tommy Cave & Rosalie Butcher) in Opening Government, Generic Team Name (Sophie Johnstone, Cardiff, & Ryan F., Hull) in Opening Opposition, and The …

13. Feb 2017

Cambridge alumni win Inner Temple IV

Cambridge alumni win Inner Temple IV

The team Fulfilling MDG’s Virtue Signalling Quota (Michael Dunn Goejikan & Muhammad Assadullah Khan) has won the final of the Inner Temple IV 2017. The motion was “This house supports a norm where adult children take in their elderly parents, even in …

24. Jan 2017

The winners of Dutch WUDC 2017

The winners of Dutch WUDC 2017

After nine preliminary rounds, two days of elimination rounds and three finals, the winners of this years WUDC have been determined. In the EFL Final, Belgrade C (Miloš Marjanović, Teodora Rešetar) took the win via unanimous decision against BINUS A (Stella …

05. Jan 2017

WUDC 2017 – The Break

WUDC 2017 - The Break

Three days and nine preliminary rounds into the Dutch WUDC 2017 in Den Haag, the following teams of the 394 participating ones have made it to the final rounds: Open Break (1-16 advance straight to octofinals): Oxford B UT MARA …

01. Jan 2017

Bežigrad wins Winter Holiday Open, Zagreb

Bežigrad wins Winter Holiday Open, Zagreb

At the Winter Holiday Open in Zagreb, a World Schools Debate tournament, USA Debate A (Liz Yount, Josh May, Aditya Dhar and Ella Michaels) participated the final in proposition against Bežigrad Green Stars (Matija Pušnik, Reja Debevc, Filip Korošec in Opposition on …

19. Dec 2016

Dutch WUDC 2017

Dutch WUDC 2017

From December 27th to January 4th the WUDC, the world’s largest debating tournament, takes place in The Hague in the Netherlands. As with most international tournaments, debates will be held in British Parliamentary Style and in English. The CA team …

07. Oct 2016

What to expect at Cape Town WUDC 2019?

What to expect at Cape Town WUDC 2019?

Five days ago the WUDC council announced that Cape Town won the vote to be WUDC host for 2019. We took the opportunity to ask the conveners about everything you might want to know. Have fun! Who are you and …

Vom 07. Feb 2017 um 16:01

Is the ideal judge a blank slate?

Is the ideal judge a blank slate?

Lots of experienced debaters keep discussing what might be the best way to adjudicate in British Parliamentary Style. Today, Stefan Torges wants to discuss the perfect adjudicator’s position.

Vom 11. Jan 2017 um 19:41 mit 22 Kommentaren

Spotlight: Teams that made the break

Spotlight: Teams that made the break

Before the break we asked seasoned veterans for their background and strategies – now the time has come to talk with some of this year’s most successful teams. In this article you will find: James Penn and James Rankin, Auckland …

Vom 09. Jan 2017 um 15:14

The good, the bad and the bread – A review of WUDC 2017

The good, the bad and the bread - A review of WUDC 2017

With debaters from all around the world recovering on their travels back home, it’s time to look back at the ups and downs of the tournament. Helena Hecke commented on the Dutch WUDC experience. The debating world has once more …

Vom 08. Jan 2017 um 16:47

Debaters at WUDC – Part 4

Debaters at WUDC - Part 4

The tournament is over which means this series is also coming to an end, at least for now. But before that, we still have some debaters we’d like you to meet! Erika Martinez and Alexis Hernando, Peru Aneeq Ali Sawar …

Vom 06. Jan 2017 um 18:31

We are looking for new reporters!

We are looking for new reporters!

Since we just started expanding our coverage across the European circuit, we are looking for new reporters from as many countries attending European tournaments as possible. This includes IONA, Israel and everyone else feeling part of the circuit. (For members …

Vom 02. Jan 2017 um 15:07

Debaters at WUDC – Part 3

Debaters at WUDC - Part 3

There are a lot of different people from a lot of different countries participating at the WUDC and we try to introduce you to as many as possible! In this part you will find interviews with the following participants: Beatriz …

Vom 02. Jan 2017 um 01:07

WUDC Tips and Tricks from Veterans – Part 2

WUDC Tips and Tricks from Veterans - Part 2

There’s no other time in the year where more outstanding, successful, brilliant, superb, mind-blowing, astonishing, fascinating debaters meet at one location then whilst WUDC. That makes worlds the perfect time to talk to some of these people and get them …

Vom 01. Jan 2017 um 14:58

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